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ABBA’s ‘Mamma Mia!’ still darn good fun

Mary Houlihan Chicago Sun-Times 9-18-08 “Mamma Mia!” is what it is. And that would be darn good fun. Of all the so-called “jukebox musicals,” this one has proved to be the longest lasting, keeping its fans dancing in the aisles. ABBA members Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus had a money-making brainstorm when they fit the […]

Mamma Mia is still a tough act to follow

Chris Jones Chicago Tribune 9-18-08 I’ve seen the same production of “Mamma Mia!” nine times—twice in London, once on Broadway, once in Las Vegas, once in some unspeakably dull town somewhere and four times in Chicago. You might say I know the story, Chiquitita. Heck, I could recite every costume change. You don’t mess with […]